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ERIC Number: ED012333
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jan
Pages: 22
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Reference Count: 0
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ESTABLISHING A CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION.
NAGEL, ELWYN H.
ACTIVITIES PURSUED BY THE CENTER FROM THE TIME OF ITS DESIGNATION AS A RESEARCH COORDINATING UNIT (RCU), JUNE 30, 1965, TO NOVEMBER 30, 1966 ARE REPORTED. OBJECTIVES OF THE RCU WERE TO (1) BUILD AN ATMOSPHERE WITHIN THE STATE THAT COMMITS ITSELF TO RESEARCH AND IS RECEPTIVE TO IT, (2) STIMULATE PROJECTS, IDEAS, AND UNDERSTANDING OF RESEARCH, (3) PROVIDE LEADERSHIP IN RESEARCH RELATED ACTIVITIES, (4) COORDINATE STATE EDUCATION RESEARCH EFFORTS IN THE STATE AGENCY AND WITH OTHER GOVERNMENT AND PROFESSIONAL AGENCIES AND PROFESSIONS, (5) SERVE AS CONSULTANTS ON RESEARCH IDEAS AND PROJECTS THAT FORWARD VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, (6) DISSEMINATE RESEARCH INFORMATION THAT ENABLES OTHERS TO UTILIZE RECENT RESEARCH FINDINGS, (7) IDENTIFY RESEARCH TRAINING NEEDS AND PERSONNEL, (8) WORK TOWARD THE IDENTIFICATION OF BASIC ISSUES AND PROBLEMS NEEDING RESEARCH, AND (9) DEVELOP LONG-RANGE PLANS FOR RESEARCH. THE RCU ASSISTED IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF 17 RESEARCH PROPOSALS INCLUDING--(1) FACTORS INVOLVED IN THE DECISION TO MIGRATE AND THE IMPACT OF MIGRATION UPON THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE SENDER AND RECEIVER COMMUNITY, AND (2) DETERMINATION OF NORTH DAKOTA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS' KNOWLEDGE OF OCCUPATIONAL AREAS AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING AVAILABLE. THE DIRECTOR, FUNDING REQUESTED, AND STATUS ARE SHOWN FOR EACH PROJECT. THE RCU HELPED IDENTIFY RESEARCH PROBLEMS, AND SUPERVISED AND COORDINATED STUDIES RELATED TO VOCATIONAL EDUCATION. (SL)
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Authoring Institution: North Dakota Univ., Grand Forks.
Identifiers: North Dakota (Grand Forks); NORTH DAKOTA RESEARCH COORDINATING UNIT